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Reference Number: 947-1001LH

Job Description: 

Our client is in search of an experienced Chief Engineer with a background in mine site maintenance engineering to lead their engineering maintenance activities on site in West Africa.


  • Overseeing engineering maintenance for site-wide maintenance including processing plants, infrastructure, services, facilities, light vehicles and port facilities.
  • Providing technical guidance to all departments.
  • Inventory management for spares and consumables.
  • Ensure optimum plant availability and reliability through effective maintenance.
  • Budgeting and cost control.
  • Mentoring and training subordinates.

Requirements:Qualification and Skill 

  • Mechanical or Electrical Engineering Degree or similar qualification.
  • 15 years previous experience in site-wide maintenance engineering within mining environments.
  • 5 years’ experience in engineering management functions for large maintenance operations.
  • Experienced in implementing maintenance systems and strategies.
  • Project management experience.
  • Computer literate.
  • Previous experience working with multicultural teams as an expatriate in Africa.

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • FIFO roster.
  • Single status contract.